The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 16, 1890

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The schr. Nellie Hunter left Picton for Napanee to load grain.

The schrs. Oakville and Singapore are loading ice at Picton for Charlotte.

The schr. Julia unloaded coal at the K. & P. wharf and went to Wolfe Island last night to load ice.

The fire department's str. Merryweather pumped water into the barge Minnedosa yesterday to see where she leaked. Very few leakages were found.

The str. Deseronto broke her wheel while going into a wharf there. She ran against a pier.The damage will not interfere with the vessels work.

The yachts are being prepared for the season's business. They are being cleaned and overhauled, the engines and boilers inspected and put in order and salt and iron rust treated to a new coat of paint.

The schr. Lady Macdonald, ran ashore in Picton harbour by the tug Verona (sic - Varuna?), is still on the shoal. She is loaded with ice. The str. Hero could not take hold of her yesterday to haul her off.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), April 16, 1890